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  • Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test

    Ft. Hood shooting puts Army resilience training to the test
    FT. HOOD, Texas — In a windowless cinder-block room at Ft. Hood on Wednesday morning, 11 soldiers closed their eyes and practiced taking deep, slow breaths. The technique is useful for gaining self-control in stressful situations, explained...
  • Girl, 11, killed as kids played with gun, Philadelphia police say

    Police believe the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl Saturday morning in Philadelphia occurred as children played with a loaded firearm inside a Mantua neighborhood home. Investigators said a male friend of the victim's mother came to the home on the...
  • Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male

    Cops: No charges for man with concealed carry permit who fired at armed male
    A 53-year-old South Austin man with a valid concealed carry permit was able to shoot at two men who tried to accost him outside of his home early this morning. The incident happened about 2:40 a.m. on the 5400 block of West Van Buren Street, said...
  • Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Miramar on drug, firearm charges

    Rapper Trick Daddy arrested in Miramar on drug, firearm charges
    Rapper Trick Daddy was arrested when a drug task force searched his Miramar home and found cocaine and a handgun, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office. Maurice Young, 39, whose stage name is Trick Daddy, was taken into custody just after 10 a.m....
  • Debate grows in community associations over concealed weapons

    Concealed carry of loaded firearms is now a reality in Illinois, and condominium and town house associations are jittery. More than a few board members and property managers have experienced the wrath of owners disgruntled with policies, assessments...
  • Hero of 2009 Ft. Hood rampage calls for arming soldiers on base

    WASHINGTON — The Ft. Hood shootings are stoking debate over whether Congress should repeal a two-decade-old ban on carrying personal firearms on military bases, a policy designed to protect military personnel against accidental or indiscriminate...
  • Armed robbers took four restaurant workers hostage in Lauderdale Lakes

    Armed robbers took four restaurant workers hostage in Lauderdale Lakes
    Four restaurant workers were taken hostage by robbers armed with a shotgun and handguns, all in a heist to steal money from a safe, the Broward Sheriff's Office said Friday. The robbers even threatened to shoot the employees in the head during the March...
  • Rapper Trick Daddy arrested on cocaine, weapons charges

    Miami rapper Trick Daddy whose real name is Maurice Young and who has had numerous scrapes with the law since he burst onto the music scene almost two decades ago was arrested at his Miramar, Fla., home Thursday on cocaine and weapons charges. Young, 39,...
  • Ft. Hood shooter had been denied leave day of rampage, source says

    When Army Spec. Ivan Lopez went on the shooting rampage Wednesday at Ft. Hood, Texas, killing three  soldiers and injuring 16 others, he had just learned that superiors in Washington had rejected his request to take a temporary leave to deal with family...
  • A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled

    A Word, Please: Long-standing 'over' rule is overruled
    It was the Tweet that launched 1,000 groans from copy editors: The Associated Press Stylebook's longtime snubbing of "over" is over. "New to the stylebook: over, as well as more than, is acceptable to indicate greater numerical value," the AP style...
  • Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later

    Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later
    It's hard to imagine a more tumultuous year than 2013 for the people who make and sell guns. Through it all, or perhaps because of it all, the firearms industry grew dramatically in both jobs and total output — even in Connecticut. Does that mean...